A Round-table Discussion on Bangladesh-China Bilateral Relations was held at BIISS Auditorium on 27 September 2011. Major General Muhammad Imrul Quayes, ndc, psc, Director General, BIISS delivered the Address of Welcome. Mr. Dilip Barua, Honourable Minister for Industries, Government of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh graced the Round-table as the Chief Guest and H.E. Mr. Zhang Xianyi, Ambassador of the Peoples Republic of China to Bangladesh was the Special Guest.
Discussion was initiated by three paper presenters. Professor Ruksana Kibria, Department of International Relations, Dhaka University, Dhaka presented a paper on The Political Dimension of Bangladesh China Bilateral Relations and Dr. M. Mahfuz Kabir, Senior Research Fellow , BIISS presented a paper on Bangladesh-China Economic Relations: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities. The other paper was presented by Mr. Yang Zhaohui, Political Counsellor, Embassy of the Peoples Republic of China in Dhaka on Chinese Perspective for Political and Economic Development of Bangladesh.
The Open Discussion of the Round-table was actively participated by academia, media, diplomats, government officials, business circles, representatives from the civil society and other concerned professionals. Major General Muhammad Imrul Quayes, ndc, psc, Director General, BIISS chaired the Round-table Discussion.